Education

Medical School Texas Tech University Health Science Center (2004)
Residency University of California, Los Angeles (2007), Pediatrics
Fellowship University of California, Los Angeles (2010), Pediatric Hematology/oncology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Stem Cell Transplantation

Research Interest

  • Graft-versus-host disease
  • Hematopoiesis
  • Transplantation in bone marrow failure syndromes

Publications

Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Invasive fungal infections in pediatric hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients.
Simms-Waldrip T, Rosen G, Nielsen-Saines K, Ikeda A, Brown B, Moore T Infect Dis (Lond) 2015 Apr 47 4 218-24
Dramatic response to rituximab in a child with severe cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia arising after allogeneic hematopoietic SCT
Simms-Waldrip T, Ikeda A, Goldfinger D, Moore T, Yuan S. Bone Marrow Transplantation 2009 1-2
Role of the Aggresome Pathway in Cancer: Targeting the garbage disposal system in cells.
Rodriguez-Gonzalez A, Lin T, Ikeda AK, Simms-Waldrip T, Fu C, Sakamoto KM. Cancer Research April 2008 68(8) 2557-2560
Targeting the aggresome pathway in hematologic malignancies
Simms-Waldrip T, Rodriguez-Gonzalez A, Lin T, Ikeda AK, Fu C, Sakamoto KM. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism 2008 94 283-286
Molecular targets and the treatment of myeloid leukemia.
Ikeda AK, Shankar DB, Watanake M, Tamanoi F, Simms-Waldrip T, Moore TB, Sakamoto KM. Molecular Genetics and Metabolism July 2006 88(3) 216-24
FMS-like tyrosine kinase 3 in normal hematopoiesis and acute myeloid leukemia.
Parcells B, Ikeda AK, Simms-Waldrip T, Moore TB, Sakamoto KM. Stem Cells May 2006 24(5) 1174-84

Honors & Awards

  • ASBMT Clinical Research Training Scholar
    (2011)
  • NIH T32 Developmental Hematology Training Grant
    (2008)
  • AAP Resident Research Grant
    (2006)
  • Magna Cum Laude, Texas Christian University
    (2000)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (2010)
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology